November 2020 Posts

Career Center Launches Career Closet

Posted: November 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM CST

Career Center Launches Career Closet

Principal Foundation, tied to Principal Financial, awarded CBT’s Career Center a generous grant that has been leveraged to offer professional attire and photography to CBT students free of charge. Upon receiving the grant confirmation, the Career Center immediately collaborated with CBT’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development who brainstormed and organized a plan. Adhering to CBT’s mission for experiential learning, the center personnel decided to offer the...

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By: CBTENews

Category: General, Business and Technology

Online Loper Spotlight: Aleah Hines

Posted: November 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM CST

Online Loper Spotlight: Aleah Hines

“I have always been interested in how businesses work.” Aleah Hines became attracted to business by watching her mom work as a business administrator. After completing several high school business courses, her interest grew. Today, as a student in UNK’s online B.S. in Business Administration with an online Accounting minor, Aleah is developing expertise she will need to enter the field with a competitive edge. A resident of Quebec, Canada, Hines noted that her age and...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Faculty Reflections - Troy Brockmeier

Posted: November 16, 2020 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Reflections - Troy Brockmeier

I have started a new adventure this past semester as an Adjunct Professor at UNK teaching a Personal Finance class.  Jeremy Armagost of Wealth Plan Partners and I agreed to each teach a class for the College of Business and Technology.   I joked with the Dean that most advisors seem to write a book, record a podcast, or teach a college class.  So, I liked this option the best for me. The focus of the class is to introduce the students to many of the life experiences...

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By: CBT ENews

Category: Business and Technology, General

Kearney Ranks as #1 STEM Community in State

Posted: November 16, 2020 12:00:00 AM CST

Kearney Ranks as #1 STEM Community in State

In addition to the most STEM related careers, Insurify also compiled data on colleges and universities with STEM related programs and women in STEM related fields, and awarded composite scores to cities across the United States. Kearney was identified as the highest composite score in Nebraska by Insurify's data analysts, demonstrating "exceptional dedication to science, technology, engineering, and math".  The Kearney Chamber of Commerce, among other entities in Kearney, commended the...

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By: CBT ENews

Category: General, Business and Technology

UNK Embraces Opportunity in the Midst of Uncertainty

Posted: November 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM CST

UNK Embraces Opportunity in the Midst of Uncertainty

The words “unprecedented” and “coronavirus” are forever linked to the year 2020. Uncertainty related to health, safety, job security and finances continues to loom over individuals and families worldwide. Organizations big and small are navigating hardships linked to pandemic fallout – and the sphere of higher education has not gone untouched. Despite widespread challenges, UNK has embraced 2020 as a year of opportunity. An opportunity to provide much needed...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus